Depression in Ministry

“Am I depressed? Of course not, I am in ministry or leadership.” I have a feeling that many of us have thought this at one time or another. Many different circumstances can cause feelings of…


5 rules for kids ministry

Whether in a large group, a Sunday School, or a classroom, if you deal with kids you can understand the importance of rules as a part of classroom management. It is important for kids to know…


100 top kidmin users on twitter

100 top kidmin users on twitter When it comes to social media, it can sometimes be overwhelming to know which platforms to engage in since each have their own benefits and drawbacks. Twitter happens to…


2 ways to be a better leader

2 ways to be a better leader Here are two quick tips to think about if you are interested in being a better leader. First, be clear with expectations, and second, make sure you supply…


Synergize your team

Often there is a synergistic quality of a team, that is it becomes more than the sum of its parts. What we can accomplish individually is exponentially increased when we work together. Take the story…


4 classroom management techniques

Classroom/Behavior Management tips School is starting soon, so I thought I would share a little from my days as a teacher.  As you know, many of my thoughts have ministry applications, and this one is…



4 steps to better teaching and storytelling

Speaking to children is much different than speaking to adults. An adult usually has the self-control to sit and listen, even when not interested. A child, no matter the age, does not possess that same skill. They may be…


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4 lessons in leadership from Moses

Exodus 17:8-9 The Amalekites came and attacked the Israelites at Rephidim. Moses said to Joshua, “Choose some of our men and go out to fight the Amalekites. Tomorrow I will stand on top of the hill with the staff of…


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leverage your leadership potential

In a position of leadership, I think we all can recognize the value in building a team around us. You can read more about building a team here or here. It is not enough to build…


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